Friday November 9
Join us for a day of celebration and learning with alumni, students, and faculty
Welcome and Keynote
11:00am: Hinds 111
Welcome: Dean Liz Liddy
Keynote: Liz Ngonzi, ’92
Africa, Tech & Women: The New Faces of Development Liz is Founder/CEO of Amazing Taste, Entrepreneur in Residence at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and an international expert on technology and development. She will talk about the multitude of ways African women are applying technology to advance Africa’s development, including use of social media, mobile advertising, internet connectivity and digital advocacy.
Lunch, Tours and Networking
12:00: Hinds Social Lounge and First Floor Lobby
Peer Advisors, BLISTS, WIT, ISGO, BeIT student officers and members will be on hand to talk about their activities and organizational goals. Student-led tours will bring alumni up-to-date with new programs and facilities in Hinds Hall, including starship Nexis, our social media command center.
1:30: Hinds 337
Alumni share their advice and experience on succeeding in a variety of careers, including:
DuWayne Harrison, ’95, Manager, CIO Advisory Services PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Anthony Colon ’03, Analyst, Barclays American
Nichole May ’12, Technology Consultant, Protiviti
Alec Truitt ’11, DoubleClick New Business Sales Account Manager, Google Inc.
Student Roundtable on Internships
2:30: Hinds 337
An informal exchange with students who have completed internships at companies including, Rounded, Fox News, MLB.com, JPMorgan Chase and others
Visit the SU website for more information about all the weekend activities on campus.http://www.syr.edu/alumni/events/orangecentral/index.html